Careers

Available Positions:

Director of Digital Content
Marketing Manager
Audience & Ticketing Services Assistant

Title: Director of Digital Content

Overview:

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) seeks a Director of Digital Content to join the organization at an exciting time of institutional accomplishment and growth. The Director of Digital Content leads the digital media activities which includes setting the overall strategy, implementation, and distribution of digital media at CMS, producing live streams of concerts, lectures, and master classes in the Rose Studio, overseeing the capture of all concerts and educational events in Alice Tully Hall including editing and archiving performances, producing CMS Radio Initiatives (including the CMS National Radio Series), and overseeing the creation of content for CMS social media channels. The Director of Digital Content reports to the Executive Director and manages the Digital Content Assistant as well as freelance videographers, audio engineers, technicians and editors.

Responsibilities:

DIGITAL MEDIA STRATEGY

  • Create and implement an integrated digital strategy across channels that drives engagement and earned or contributed revenue streams.
  • Champion the development of new technologies and trends for digital classical music offerings.
  • Continuing knowledge and advisement to Executive Director and Artistic Director of best practices, new trends, and potential opportunities for digital media.
  • Capture, report, and advise the organization on digital media analytics.
  • Manage the media department budget.

LIVE STREAMING PRODUCTION

  • Hire and schedule all contract workers (director, lighting designer, score reader, audio engineer and technical director) for live streams and other video productions (together with CMS Production Manager).
  • Oversee the creation of final edits for all CMS Concert live streaming events.

VIDEO PRODUCTION

  • Coordinate all audio and video productions in the Rose Studio and Alice Tully Hall.
  • Advise other departments on needs and costs associated with proposed video projects.
  • Act as point of contact for production team that films Alice Tully Hall and other events.

CMS RADIO INITIATIVES

  • Produce the CMS National Radio Series.
  • Manage the CMS National Radio Series budget including handling payments to the audio engineer, writer, and host.
  • Oversee the scheduling and recording of artist interviews for new radio programs.
  • Approve scripts for the National Radio Series.
  • Oversee file distribution.
  • Oversee the long-term storage of master audio files for each program.
  • Supervise the preparation and delivery of CMS performance audio to SiriusXM Radio, Performance Today, SiriusXM, Taiwan FUN, Naxos China, and others.

CMS ALBUMS

  • Manage recording sessions for upcoming CMS Album projects for both recording labels (CMS Studio Albums and CMS Live!).
  • Oversee distribution of upcoming CMS Albums on digital platforms.
  • Manage past CMS albums and digital distribution partners (InGrooves and CDBaby).

OVERSEE CMS VIDEO INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Oversee the usage, upkeep, and purchase of Rose Studio video and audio equipment (together with CMS Production Manager).
  • Oversee migration of media files to long-term storage and deletion of files from media Storage Area Network (SAN).
  • Oversee management of CMS’s video hosting platforms, Brightcove and Vimeo.

GENERAL MEDIA SUPPORT

  • Oversee licensing usage reports for ASCAP and BMI.
  • Advise Development Department on media department needs for funding proposals.
  • Oversee content production for the CMS YouTube Channel, Facebook Page, and Instagram account.

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of related experience, including at least 3 years in a leadership role managing a complex department including a multi-person staff of employees/contractors that operates on a high level of excellence
  • Proven success managing multiple audio and video projects
  • Proven success creating and managing budgets
  • Knowledge of emerging media
  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to work effectively with a broad range of constituents
  • Familiarity with classical music repertoire
  • Great team player
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • High energy and enthusiasm

To apply, send resume and cover letter to jobs@chambermusicsociety.org. Please, no phone calls.

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workforce.



Title: Marketing Manager

DESCRIPTION

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) seeks a Marketing Manager to join the organization at an exciting time of institutional accomplishment and growth. The Marketing Manager manages, supports, and helps direct the marketing activities of CMS. The Marketing Manager oversees the content and copy creation, scheduling, and management of all CMS social media channels; develops and implements CMS’s audience development strategies; assists the Director of Marketing with various PR, marketing, and advertising needs, along with other duties as directed. The Marketing Manager reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications.

The Marketing Manager manages and supports the following areas:

SOCIAL MEDIA & WEB

  • Establish a social media strategy and content designed to engage current audiences and increase new audiences, including ideation and creation of daily content calendar.
  • Develop creative and copy for all social media channels, working with other departments as appropriate.
  • Set goals and Key Performance Indicators per channel to track growth across social media channels and report on consumer trends and provide insights on engagement.
  • Research and recommend new platforms, offerings, and opportunities to engage new audiences.
  • Manage day-to-day website maintenance, in coordination with Marketing Associate, and serve as contact for regular maintenance with website developers.
  • Works with the Marketing Associate to organize photo archive and provide necessary requests to PR and Touring staff.
  • Project manage media (video & audio) for marketing efforts, such as interviews with Artistic Directors or artists, clips of rehearsal, audio clips of season’s programs etc. to support ticket sales.

AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT

  • Ideate and implement innovative, data-driven audience development strategies that focus on reaching new and diverse audiences and increasing customer loyalty of current audiences.
  • Collaborate with Audience & Ticketing Services team to leverage and maximize audience engagement, loyalty, and ticket sales.
  • Develop and execute the Long-Haul model for new and returning audiences, finding original ways to move customers along the patron’s journey.
  • Provide oversight for subscriber and single ticket retention activities.
  • Create and report upon audience research and customer behavior analytics, including past sales and key stakeholder behavior, and marketing campaign reports.

GENERAL MARKETING

  • Works with Director of Marketing and Communications and outside agencies to create strategy and schedule for digital marketing campaigns, both organic and paid. Monitor performance and return on investments of paid campaigns.
  • Serve as point of contact for outside agencies for delivery of materials.
  • Creates marketing materials for development, education, production, and tour departments, as requested.
  • Collaborates and assists with all elements of subscription renewal campaigns, single ticket campaigns, partnering with digital content and development teams as appropriate.
  • Manages and reports upon marketing expense budget. Collaborates with finance team to ensure finances are accurately reflected in financial statements.

MUST HAVES FOR THE POSITION

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in marketing or audience development
  • Relevant experience in social media marketing and being the social media voice for an institution
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Detailed, results oriented, creative thinker
  • Knowledge of classical music repertoire
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of products in the Adobe Creative suite, including video editing
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office products
  • Strong project management experience
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends, depending upon performance schedule

DESIRABLE BUT NOT REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of Tessitura and Wordfly softwares, a big plus
  • Basic knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Knowledge of Asana or other project management software

KEY INTERACTIONS & WORKING CONDITIONS

The Marketing Manager reports to the Director of Marketing & Communications. This person will regularly interact with all members of the Marketing & Communications, Development, Artistic, Digital Content, and Administration teams.

The person in this position must be able to remain in a stationary position approximately 85% of the time, occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. This person will operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine and computer printer.

This is an in-office position, working from the Lincoln Center campus.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

CMS offers competitive compensation that include an excellent health insurance plan, dental and vision benefits, vacation, paid time off, among others. This is a full-time, non-exempt position.

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@chambermusicsociety.org with the subject line “Marketing Manager.” Please, no phone calls. We look forward to hearing from you!

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workforce.



Title: Audience & Ticketing Services Assistant

DESCRIPTION

The Audience and Ticketing Services Assistant represents CMS to the public. The primary role of the Assistant is to provide exemplary customer service to CMS ticket buyers in any way possible, while maximizing earned and contributed revenue potentials for the organization. The Assistant will support the Associate and Manager with all sales activities, including house managers, merchandise sales, and group sales and assists with all CMS ticketing and subscription activities in office and regularly at concerts.

This is a full-time position and reports to the Audience & Ticketing Services Manager.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

  • Serve as one of the primary customer-facing team members fulfilling single ticket, subscription, and VIP ticket orders and inquiries via phone, mail, Internet, and in person.
  • Provide excellent customer service to a wide variety of customers, staff, artists, and VIPs in a friendly, welcoming manner.
  • Proactively identify and clearly and calmly address any ticketing issues.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of the CMS season across venues, repertoire, and artists to accurately inform guests with any questions or concerns.
  • Maximize ticketing, donation, or other sales in the promotion of CMS activities.
  • Ensure data integrity in the ticketing system, including but not limited to data entry protocol, duplicate accounts maintenance, erroneous data, and relationship and attribute data.
  • Maintain the Subscription Office filing system and continually organize all written and electronic records.
  • Provide support as requested for special CMS events such as Cultivation Events and Receptions.
  • Maintain detailed records for audience development and supplementary ticketing efforts.
  • Stock all CMS brochures/materials at each appropriate venue.
  • Other marketing related duties, as assigned.

MUST HAVE

  • 1-2 years of relevant work experience
  • Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Customer service or retail experience
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent, rapid changes; must have strong problem-solving skills
  • High energy and enthusiasm
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends, depending upon performance schedule
  • Familiarity with classical music repertoire

DESIRABLE BUT NOT REQUIRED

  • Knowledge of Tessitura software a big plus
  • Knowledge of Asana or other project management software
  • Experience with phone sales
  • Experience with Point-of-Sale systems, such as Square

KEY INTERACTIONS & WORKING CONDITIONS
The Audience & Ticketing Services Assistant reports to the Audience & Ticketing Services Manager. This position will regularly interact with all members of the Marketing & Communications, Development, Artistic, and Administration teams, the Alice Tully Box Office, and directly with concertgoers, subscribers, donors, and board members.

The person in this position must be able to remain in a stationary position a majority of the time, occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. This person will operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as two-way radios, phone, fax, postage machines, ticket and point of sale scanners and equipment, copy machine, and computer printer. They may also move and lift the CMS Shop equipment weighing up to 50 pounds across campus for various special events needs.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
CMS offers competitive compensation that includes an excellent health insurance plan, dental and vision benefits, vacation, paid time off. This a full-time non-exempt position working in-person at the Lincoln Center campus.

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@chambermusicsociety.org with “Audience & Ticketing Services Assistant” in the subject line. Please, no phone calls. We look forward to hearing from you!

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity in its workforce.